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  • Updated: July 06, 2023

Ten Of The Richest Comedy Skit Makers In Nigeria In 2023

Ten Of The Richest Comedy Skit Makers In Nigeria In 2023

The Nigerian comedy skit industry over the years has developed so much that it is safe to say that it is on par with other entertainment industries in the country. 

Many Nigerians, talented in comedy or not, now venture into the comedy industry. They do this not because of their keen interest in comedy.

These Nigerians are aware of how much money one can make simply by being a comedy skit maker, hence, they venture into the Nigerian comedy industry, hoping to make a fortune for themselves in the process. 

It is, however, a different story for some Nigerians who have a knack, passion and talent for comedy. 

These skit makers are effortlessly funny and have over the years horn their artistry in comedy skit making. 

They have also been able to amass a large number of followers for themselves on social media and outside social media while making a good fortune for themselves as comedy skit makers in Nigeria. 

Today, we will take a look at ten of the richest comedy skit makers in Nigeria for the year 2023. This listicle is in no particular order to avoid controversies, all the same, do enjoy the list. 

 

1. Mr Macaroni

Net Worth- $500,000
Date of Birth- May 3, 1993

Adebowale Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Marconi, is a notable comedian and skit producer who ranks among Nigeria's richest comedy skit makers. 

He was born on May 3, 1993, in Ogudu, Lagos State, and he rose to prominence for his hilarious comedy content. 

Mr Marconi's ability shines through in whatever he does, from acting in Nollywood to making funny videos even to activism. 

His social media humorous routines, which feature recognisable characters like "Daddy Wa" and "Professor Hard Life," have a devoted fanbase. 

With catchphrases like "Ooin," "Freaky freaky," and "You are doing well," Mr Marconi has become a popular figure in Nigerian humour.


2. Sabinus

Net Worth- $650,000
Date of Birth- January 30, 1995

Oga Sabinus, real name Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, is one of Nigeria's Top 10 Richest Skit Makers.

Sabinua rose to prominence as a comedian, actor, and skit creator. 

Oga Sabinus began his career in 2015, with a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from the University of Port Harcourt, continuously creating entertaining sketches that resonate with the public.

His aptitude and humorous abilities have catapulted him to financial success, placing him among Nigeria's wealthiest skit creators.

 

3. Broda Shaggi

Net Worth- $800,000
Date of Birth- July 6, 1993

One of Nigeria's Top 10 Richest Skit Makers is Broda Shaggi, also known as Samuel Animashaun Perry.

Born in Ikene, Ogun State, on July 6, 1993, he has made a name for himself as a musician, actor, comedian, and writer.

Before joining Birrel Avenue Senior High School, Broda Shaggi began his academic career at Ikenne's Mayflower Junior School. 

At the University of Lagos State, he continued his education by pursuing a bachelor's in fine arts.

Broda Shaggi won honours for his comedic ability and adaptability, including the Best Actor in a Comedy prize at the Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards in 2022.

He is reported to be worth over $800,000 thanks to his impressive 11.7 million Instagram followers and 1.6 million YouTube subscribers, as well as earnings from lucrative endorsement deals.

 

4. Sydney Talker 

Net Worth- $250,000 
Date of Birth- January 26, 1994

Sydney Talker, popularly known as Sydney Egere, is ranked among the top 10 wealthiest skit makers in Nigeria. 

He has greatly impacted the entertainment world as a gifted comedian, actor, and media figure.

Sydney Talker has received accolades for his work, including a nomination for the prestigious 25 Under 25 Award presented by SME100 Africa, in addition to being the founder and CEO of Neville Records.

He started producing and posting amazing comedy sketches on numerous social media sites, most notably Instagram, in 2016, and this is when his fame began to grow.

 

5. Taaoma

Net Worth- $200,000
Date of Birth- February 28, 1999

Apaokagi-Greene Maryam, better known by the stage name Taaooma, is among the richest Comedy Skit Makers in Nigeria. 

She was born on February 28, 1999, and lived in Namibia until she was ten years old when she moved back to Nigeria.

Taaooma began her comedic career in 2019 after completing her studies at Kwara State University, where she focused on tourism and travel service management.

She rose to fame and fortune thanks to her skits, which frequently depict the amusing interactions between African women and their kids. 

Taaooma's estimated net worth is $200,000. She has a sizable following of 4.7 million on Instagram and over 836k followers on YouTube.


6. Craze Clown 

Net Worth- $56,000
Date of Birth- December 24, 1991

If we are giving accolades to Comedy Skit makers in Nigeria, Craze Clown deserves the most accolades. 

Craze Clown has been in the Nigerian Comedy industry from the very onset when skit-making was still taking baby steps in Nigeria. 

His real name is Emmanuel Ogbonna Iwueke, and a renowned figure in Nigeria’s Richest Skit Makers.

His full name is Emmanuel Ogbonna Iwueke, and he is a well-known member of Nigeria's Richest Skit Makers.

He developed his love of comedy while studying at Kharkiv Medical University in Ukraine. 

Craze Clown discovered a way to relieve tension by creating short funny video clips displaying his amusing facial expressions and quickly acquired fame by posting them on social media platforms, particularly Instagram. 

He was born on December 24, 1991, and at the age of 31, he has achieved significant success in the comedy industry, with a net worth of $65,000.


7. Lasisi Elenu 

Net Worth- $100,000
Date of Birth- April 20, 1991

Nosa Afolabi, also known as Lasisi Elenu, is a well-known comedian, actor, and presenter from Nigeria. 

In his acts, he became famous for using the "wide mouth" disguise filter. He was born on April 20, 1989, in Kano State.

Lasisi finished his studies in Lagos and graduated from the University of Ilorin with a degree in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

His comedies captivate a sizable and committed audience by touching on a variety of subjects like law, cybercrime, economics, insecurity, philosophy, and relationships among others. 


8. Cute Abiola

Net Worth- $480,000
Date of Birth- April 28, 1996

Cute Abiola, real name Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin, is another content creator who deserves a place on this list.

He has amassed a large audience with his extraordinary talent as an online content maker and comedy actor. 

Cute Abiola has achieved enormous recognition in the entertainment industry for his humorous depiction of Lawyer Kunle.

It is worth noting that, in addition to his excellent career, he also served as a Naval Officer.

Beginning his comic career in high school, he immediately garnered a big following on social media through his engaging and funny short films.

Cute Abiola is also the Special Assistant on Creative Industries to the Kwara State governor. 

 

9. Maraji

Net Worth- $140,000
Date of Birth- February 6, 1997

Maraji, whoa actual name is Gloria Oloruntobi, is popular among Nigerians for her comedy skits. She is no doubt among the Nigerian comedy skit makers raking in millions. 

Through her lip-sync videos and song-miming, this gifted comic became very popular on social media platforms in Nigeria. 

Known for her outstanding role-playing abilities, Maraji seamlessly switches between dialects and vocal tones to fully inhabit each character she plays.

Her popularity has been attributed to her ability to enthral audiences with her varied performances. 

Maraji has established herself as one of Nigeria's most successful skit-makers thanks to her distinctive humorous approach.

 

10. Josh2Funny

Net Worth- $250,000
Date of Birth- December 18, 1990

Chibuike Josh Alfred, often known as Josh2Funny, is a multi-talented Nigerian entertainer. 

He has had a big impact on the comedy world as a comedian.

Josh2Funny, who was born on December 18, 1990, in Anambra, has a huge following across social media platforms thanks to his humorous abilities. 

His ability to make others laugh with his sense of humour makes him stand out.

He keeps drawing crowds in with his outstanding talents, solidifying his position as one of Nigeria's top comedy skit makers. 

 

Sources

Our Data and Facts about these Comedy Skit Makers' Net Worth cannot be independently verified, as per the fact that Net Worth Data on most Nigerian notable personalities are unavailable for research. 

However, we have been able to do extensive research using reliable websites that explores the Net Worth of Nigerian notable personalities to make up for this.

These websites include: 

https://thrillng.com/
https://naijanetworth.com.ng/
https://www.carmart.ng/

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